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How can I get Opera to play

I'm using version 12.02, Windows XP.

Opera/9.80 (Windows NT 5.1; U; en) Presto/2.10.289 Version/12.02

Description: Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402 C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_11_4_402_287.dll

application/futuresplash FutureSplash movie spl

application/x-shockwave-flash Adobe Flash movie swf

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I've recreated the scenario in an XP virtual machine, but it works on my machine. What have you tried? Is this a problem with other websites? Did you install the Flash Player plugin? – user3463 Oct 23 '12 at 18:54
Can you give a sample URL where I can try to play music? – galacticninja Oct 24 '12 at 11:17
@galacticninja Ok I edited it. – Chloe Oct 25 '12 at 19:57
@Randolph West It works on Youtube. – Chloe Oct 25 '12 at 19:58
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I'm pretty sure we can solve your problem since your link plays correctly here with Opera 12.12

  1. download newest Opera from here
  2. install Opera in portable mode (That way it won't mess up your current Opera)
  3. download the Adobe Flash Removal tool
    uninstall all Flash versions using the removal tool
  4. download newest Adobe Flash Player. Be careful and choose Flash Player 11 for Other Browsers
  5. Install Adobe Flash Player
  6. Open your newly created Opera Browser and check if your link is playing

If everything works fine, leave a comment here and we examine your old opera profile.

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Yeah it works now! I think it had a lot to do with Flash. I remember having to muck with it a lot to get Chrome to work and they kept releasing many new versions recently. Adobe must be losing talent. I remember manually installing Flash and picking 'other' to test with IE, since Chrome has some bogus PepperFlash that was broken. – Chloe Jan 2 '13 at 3:01

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